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Guest Column

August 9, 2022

The Effect of Judicial Vacancies on New Jersey Families Judicial vacancies in the New Jersey courts have entered the news, sparking concerns for many people with pending matters before the court. Approximately 15% of all Superior Court judgeships in the state remain vacant. As a result, people ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK NJ - Hey, it wasn't like the County Fair was going on across the street or anything! Real Housewives of New Jersey star Teresa Giudice married for the second time this Saturday night to Louie Ruelas at the Park Chateau on Cranbury Road in East Brunswick at a lavish event attended ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Perseverance was the only way to survive the turmoil that erupted in Ukraine when war broke out in February. Perseverance and determination, combined with some good fortune, continue to be the way forward for Ukrainian refugees Darina Zhuravska and her seven-year-old daughter, ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Glory days, well, they passed me by. It's hard to listen to a middle-class - until 1975 - guy sing about working on the highway or looking for some work on the Darlington County line when you are glued to your computer waiting to buy tickets that cost more than your first ...

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PATERSON, NJ - A team of researchers at St. Joseph's Health in Paterson recently published the results of a two-year Long COVID study in Clinical Microbiology and Infection, a top infectious disease journal. This is the first two-year Long COVID-19 study that included patients with mild to moderate ...

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Princeton, NJ -- Here’s a bit of New Jersey history: Asbury Park High School (APHS) in 1959 was one of the first high schools (maybe THE first) in New Jersey to offer Russian as a language option. I jumped at the opportunity for two reasons: I had grandiose visions of doing something (not quite ...

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On this Day in History: On July 15, 1799, as a French account would later report it, "a stone of very beautiful black granite, very well grained, very hard under the hammer. . . ." was uncovered near the town of Rashid (Rosetta) in the Nile Delta, while French soldiers dug a foundation for a fort ...

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Let’s start with some basics — like what is cryptocurrency and how does it differ from other currencies? Most currencies up until now were issued and backed by a specific nation. Cryptocurrency is an entirely digital currency that is not associated with or controlled by any nation, bank, or other ...

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During the first World War Ralph Lindsey, my great-grandfather, kept a journal of his service on the front. He wrote about the front, his travels, his wounds, but the thing that came up most often – the mail. Fast-forward 100 years. Even in the digital age there is something uniquely personal about ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - According to a study conducted by the American Psychiatric Association in 2014, teenagers, on average, have unhealthy stress levels that are slightly higher than those of adults. Although the APA completed this study eight years ago on a small sample of about 1,000 ...

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In 2019, Governor Murphy signed into law legislation mandating LGBTQ-inclusive curriculum in our public schools. It was my first year working as a school psychologist in the Piscataway school district. My GSA club celebrated the news and students spoke about what it would mean to finally be seen ...

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Memorial Day, as the name implies, was established to create a day of remembrance to honor soldiers who made the ultimate sacrifice in the U.S. Civil War. Our culture today, however, associates the holiday with the start of summer activities, like barbecues and going to the beach. How did this once ...

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